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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackburn
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3297
Current location

Blackburn Police Station
Whitebirk Drive
Blackburn
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 3HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 70397 28993
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Old Police Station
    Northgate St
    Blackburn
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Wooden board with open pediment with the Blackburn borough council crest mounted on top of it.
Inscription
BLACKBURN COUNTY BOROUGH POLICE/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Column 1) (Names)/ (Column 2) KILLED/ IN/ ACTION/ (Names)/ DIED/ OF/ WOUNDS/ (Name)/ (Column 3) (Names)/ 1914 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, H
Barton, H
Bennett, F
Bradshaw, T
Bridge, T
Cayton, W
Collis, W A
Colter, S J
Crabtree, J A
Darbyshire, J
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 59
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, manner of death
    Order of information: Rank and alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth c. 75mm, height c. 1200mm, width c. 1500mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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